Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:59:15 EST 1800 Perry takes first step toward river trail designation http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/311719/Perry-takes-first-step-toward-river-trail-designation HAZARD—Officials in Perry County have been working for the last year to make Hazard and the surrounding area part of the Kentucky River Trail, and the first real step in that process started over the weekend. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County young people attend SOAR group meeting http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/324024/County-young-people-attend-SOAR-group-meeting BUCKHORN —- Last week, more than a dozen young people convened at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park to discuss important topics related to the future of eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian region. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://hazard-herald.com/news/news-notice_box/329690/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Hazard Herald is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.hazard-herald.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Unlikely friendship lands deal on national television http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/309250/Unlikely-friendship-lands-deal-on-national-television VIPER —- A national television network crew will soon be making its way to a hollow in Viper, but not for the reasons most might expect. No, this story won't be the usual fare that seems to interest the world beyond the mountains —... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police make arrest in Walmart bank robbery http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/325328/Police-make-arrest-in-Walmart-bank-robbery HAZARD — Hazard City Police were able to put a quick end to a bank robbery late last week after the alleged robber walked right into police hands. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ky. licenses may cause issues unless changed http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/326756/Ky.-licenses-may-cause-issues-unless-changed HAZARD —- According to a report in The Courier Journal, people with driver's licenses from Kentucky may have to show a passport or some other form of federal identification by 2016 to comply with a law tightening security across... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wrestling headliner makes stop in Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/311707/Wrestling-headliner-makes-stop-in-Hazard HAZARD—Wrestling fans from across the region came in droves over the weekend to hear a retired wrestler—who has been called a legend in the professional wrestling world—speak at the Perry County Public Library. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry conservation named top district in east http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/309464/Perry-conservation-named-top-district-in-east HAZARD—Over the last year, the Perry County Soil and Conservation District has worked diligently to improve the environmental conditions of Perry County, and now that hard work had paid off. The district was named the top conservation district... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry County area announcements http://hazard-herald.com/news/community_news/303057/Perry-County-area-announcements Art Adventure Camp Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Third Clarion employee indicted in illegal drug distribution case http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3907277/Third-Clarion-employee-indicted-in-illegal-drug-distribution-case HAZARD—A third Perry County man has been federally indicted in an ongoing investigation into illegal distribution of controlled substances from their offices. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hazard Middle principal accepts new position http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3882781/Hazard-Middle-principal-accepts-new-position HAZARD—The Hazard Middle School is on the hunt for some new leadership after Principal Vivian Carter resigned in order to take another position. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two indicted on meth making charges http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3900902/Two-indicted-on-meth-making-charges HAZARD—Two Perry County men were indicted this month on charges related to manufacturing methamphetamine after a meth lab was found at their residence earlier this year. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Grand jury indicts few in Perry County http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3900893/Grand-jury-indicts-few-in-Perry-County HAZARD—The grand jury in Perry County returned less than a dozen indictments for the second month in a row. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST HCTC to pilot digital textbook, tablet initiative http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3900908/HCTC-to-pilot-digital-textbook-tablet-initiative HAZARD—Though Southeastern Kentucky may have never been considered a front runner in the technology arena, one local community college is preparing to make tech waves in the coming year. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fire guts house in Glomawr; no injuries reported http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3897881/Fire-guts-house-in-Glomawr;-no-injuries-reported HAZARD — An early morning fire on Wednesday of last week destroyed a home in Glomawr. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Collision leaves one Knott County man dead http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3900660/Collision-leaves-one-Knott-County-man-dead CODY – A two vehicle collision on Highway 15 in Knott County last week has left one man dead. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Former miners find work through lineman program http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3896520/Former-miners-find-work-through-lineman-program HAZARD — As more and more coal mines cease operations in the region, struggling Eastern Kentucky families are left scrambling for answers. Job opportunities for out-of-work miners are seemingly few and far between, but Hazard Community and... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rising country star visits Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3888080/Rising-country-star-visits-Hazard HAZARD—Kasey Lansdale, a young, rising country music star, made a stop at Hazard's WSGS radio station on Thursday, July 10. The singer-songwriter has been on the road for most of the year, promoting her album, “Restless,” and... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police search for missing Scuddy teenager http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3888266/Police-search-for-missing-Scuddy-teenager HAZARD—Police are searching for a missing Perry County teenager, and are asking for the public's help in locating her. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Banks sentenced to 18 years in murder case http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3886871/Banks-sentenced-to-18-years-in-murder-case HAZARD—A Perry County man indicted nearly two years ago on murder charges was sentenced to 18 years in jail in Perry County Circuit Court on Thursday as part of a plea deal. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST